Regional disparities

Working paper

6 Mar 2019
4

We derive a measure of the relatedness between economic activities based on weighted correlations of local employment shares, and use this measure to estimate city and activity complexity. Our approach extends discrete measures used in previous studies by recognising the extent of activities' local over-representation...

Report

27 Feb 2019
23

This briefing outlines three challenges facing the UK: regional inequality, centralisation of power and a lack of community voice. The new Shared Prosperity Fund, which will replace EU structural funding, could address these issues if it is designed appropriately.

Article

24 Jan 2019
13

In the coming “AI Era,” job losses from automation could have a bigger impact on smaller towns and rural areas.

Report

24 Jan 2019
128

This report develops both backward- and forward-looking analyses of the impacts of automation over the years 1980 to 2016 and 2016 to 2030 across some 800 occupations. In doing so, it assesses past and coming trends, and suggests a comprehensive response framework for national and state-local policymakers.

Working paper

A Report to The European Commission, Directorate General JRC, JRC Seville
31 Dec 2018
9

The ‘Smart specialization’ (SS) project of the European Union is both an innovative project and an ongoing experiment on industrial and innovation policy, probably the biggest such experiment globally. This approach makes it possible to rediscover mechanisms that have been extremely successful creating wealth in...

Discussion paper

20 Dec 2018
44

The Minister for Education has appointed an Expert Advisory Group with expertise and understanding of regional communities’ needs, education and training, economic development and industry engagement.

The Terms of Reference for the Expert Advisory Group are to:

build on the work of the...

Briefing paper

10 Dec 2018
17

Decades of reform to service delivery across Australia has introduced a diversity of publicly and privately provided services, aimed at improving both access and quality. But the gaps between regions and metropolitan areas on many measures of service provision and socio-economic outcomes are persisting. The...

Journal article

31 Oct 2018
12

This paper considers the patterns of inequality in wage and salaries across labour markets in Australia.

Commentary

25 Sep 2018
9

There’s a straightforward way of making sure more doctors work where they’re needed.

Report

20 Aug 2018
26

This document outlines the Victorian government’s response to the inquiry into fuel prices in regional Victoria, and responds to each of the committee’s three recommendations.

Briefing paper

15 Jun 2018
101

This paper discusses access to, and use of, financial services by those in regional and remote areas and challenges people may face when accessing financial services.

Audio

14 Jun 2018
9

Universities struck by a federal government funding freeze will be forced to go without up to 15% of their base funding.

Website

26 Mar 2018
12

USQ researchers are working on several joint initiatives with partners including Cancer Council Queensland and Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia to improve cancer survivorship and quality of life for regional Queenslanders.

Report

26 Mar 2018
334

This new data report maps youth unemployment trends, zeroing in on twenty 'hotspots' that have the highest youth unemployment rates in Australia. A state by state analysis is also included.

Report

22 Mar 2018
289

Why do some regions perform better with disadvantaged learners than others? Identified through the analysis of a number of data sources, this research explores the strategies and practices in place at TAFE and other private and community education providers.

Report

14 Mar 2018
78

This report’s purpose is to detail the cardiovascular disease (CVD) burden on remote and rural Australia, and to propose action to ameliorate CVD impacts. Many CVD events are preventable.

Report

20 Feb 2018
29

Fuel is an essential item for most families and businesses and high prices can be frustrating. Regional Victorians feel the impact of high fuel prices even more because they travel long distances to access services and they have fewer options of where to purchase fuel...

Report

CAEPR 2016 Census paper no.2
2 Feb 2018
571

This paper uses data from the 2006, 2011 and 2016 censuses to analyse the distribution of income within the Indigenous population, and between the Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations. Particular attention is given to geographic variation in Indigenous income, poverty and inequality.

Report

20 Dec 2017
546

This statistical resource measures progress in a region against social, economic, environmental and governance indicators.

Report

7 Dec 2017
451

This report argues that consistent face-to-face access to service delivery professionals is an important part of improving outcomes in small towns and in improving longer-term economic and social prospects in some of Australia’s most disadvantaged places.

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